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Today's therapy made me realise how weird a thing about last week's GIC appointment was:

They were really insistent on asking about whether I was in a relationship or had been looking for a relationship or felt like I could be in one right now. I'm neither ace or aro, but I've come to realise that I have absolutely no need to be in a relationship for the sake of being in one. There needs to be a reason for it, an actual connection. And they found seemingly incomprehensible.

But. Even if I didn't feel the way I do. 1) I've been very actively working on my thesis, which is a bit of a time sink. Also, considering their idea of a relationship seemed to exclude LDRs, it's also relevant that 2) I'm moving countries in three months, 3) There's been a goddamn pandemic going on. Like, what? 😖

@starfish I honestly wish that there was a lot more support and respect for the idea of people not being in relationships, either temporarily or permanently. So much damage is caused by people feeling like they need to be in one and accepting harmful relationships to achieve that, and so much is lost by people putting things on hold until they achieve that.

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